24-hours on the streets of Portland — A live-blog/live-tweet project by Street Roots Alex contributed to, covering a day in the life of Portland’s homeless.
Idealist.org — Contributions to a smart online social innovation blog, highlighting unique nonprofits and start-ups across the globe. A few highlights:
It’s a bike! It’s a car! No—It’s Peatónito, Mexico City’s masked defender of pedestrians
Bringing TEDx to under-resourced communities
From shambles to storytelling—Redefining repair in Greensboro, NC
SCRAP PDX Finds — A popular photo blog (curated by Alex) of odd items found in SCRAP PDX’s donation room. A more creative arm of Alex’s communications work at SCRAP.
Blogtown, PDX — Contributions to the Portland Mercury‘s award-winning news and culture blog. A few highlights:
Occupy Portland 24-hour live blog (one of many contributors)
PDX’s syringe exchange program looses federal funding
Community rallies against Frashour arbitrator ruling
State Says Most Coal Worries: “Not Our Jurisdiction.” Activists Say: “Bullshit.”
Q & A with Sandra Fluke
County passes ICE resolution
Coming soon — a website hosting pieces by students in Alex’s Central City Concern creative non-fiction writing course.